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16/03/2013

Duration:
1 hour, 55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 16 March 2013

Robbie Shepherd brings to you the very best of Scottish Traditional music and song. For this weeks dance music session, we dig into the BBC Archive to feature the sound of Ronnie Easton and his Band. And we visit once again the recent National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs festival, to bring you the sounds of the ever popular Band competition.
email: takethefloor@bbc.co.uk.

  • Take the Floor

    Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band

    Ronnie Easton – Accordion
    Kenny Thomson – 2nd accordion
    Jim Barrie – Fiddle
    Alan Adam – Piano
    Neil MacMillan – Bass
    Sandy Coghill – Drums

  • Take the Floor - Playlist

    TITLE: Kate Dalrymple
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Punch Bowl
    The Original / Mill Brae (R Cooper) / Peter Davidson’s Reel (R Cooper) /
    Merryn’s Reel (R Cooper)
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Will Ye Gang Tae Sherramuir
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Rod Paterson
    CD: The Complete Songs of Robert Tannahill – Volume III
    LABEL/CAT NR: All Brechin Records

    TITLE: Angus Macleod
    The Original / Aitken Drum / The Remorts of Hereford /
    The Reel of Tullochgorum
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Bonnie Lass of Bon Accord
    The Bonnie Lass of Bon Accord / Mary Hamilton of Auchincruive
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Swilcan
    Gordon B Cosh / Livingston Accordion Club / John Piper McCulloch /
    A M Shinnie
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Waltz
    Rothesay Bay / My Ain Folk / Auld Scots Sangs
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording
    TITLE: Highland Laddie
    Cairnie Mount / Highland Laddie / Hey Johnnie Cope / The Ale is Dear
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording
    TITLE: Medley – Slow Air / 2 Jigs / Reel
    Music of Spey (Scott Skinner) / My Darline Anna /
    The Tender Dairy Maid / The New Brig O’ Ayr
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Polka
    Iain MacFadyens Polka (Ian Powrie)
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Petronella
    The Original / Niel Gow’s Farewell to Whisky /
    My Love She’s But a Lassie Yet / Good Night and Joy Be With You
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Express – Jig
    The Ferry / Birnam Hall / The Haddington Assembly /
    MacDonald’s Awa To The War
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Gay Gordons
    The Crusaders March / 79th Highlanders / The Battle of Waterloo /
    Peter Mackenzie Warren
    ARTIST: Ronnie Easton Scottish Dance Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: Scarborough Settler’s Lament / O’ A The Airts
    TRK: 8
    ARTIST: Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller
    CD: Shadows Tall
    LABEL/CAT NR: Greentrac – CDTRAX – CDTRAX352

    TITLE: The Easy Club Reel / Janine’s Reel
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: The Easy Club
    CD: The Music
    LABEL/CAT NR: Eclectic – ECLCD 9103

    TITLE: Baltic Crossing
    TRK: 7
    ARTIST: Tim Edey & Brendan Powers
    CD: Wriggle and Writhe
    LABEL/CAT NR: Gnatbite Records

    TITLE: The Road To Hammer Junkie / Mr & Mrs Ron Corkett /
    Ron’ Reel
    TRK: 1
    ARTIST: The Chair
    CD: The Road To Hammer Junkie
    LABEL/CAT NR: FGCD023

    TITLE: Canadian Barn Dance
    Inverness British Legion / Norman Yorston
    ARTIST: Burns Brothers Ceilidh Band
    BBC Take The Floor Recording

    TITLE: The Lasses AA Leuch
    TRK: 10
    ARTIST: Fiona Hunter
    CD: The Complete Songs of Robert Tannahill – Volume III
    LABEL/CAT NR: All Brechin Records

    TITLE: The Humours of Tulla / The Silver Spire /
    Wes and Maggie’s Ceili Croft
    TRK: 5
    ARTIST: The Chair
    CD: The Road To Hammer Junkie
    LABEL/CAT NR: FGCD023

    TITLE: Bu Chaomh Leam Bhith Mire
    TRK: 9
    ARTIST: Alasdair Gillies
    CD: Island Heritage
    LABEL/CAT NR: Alba Music – HRCD101


    TITLE: Up-Helly-Aa Song TRK: 1
    ARTIST: Up-Helly-Aa Squad and The Lewick Brass Band
    CD: Up-Helly-Aa
    LABEL/CAT NR: Making Waves Records – MWCDEP001

    TITLE: Broon’s Reel
    Duke of Perth / Rose Tree / Drumless / Fair Maid of Perth
    TRK: 16
    ARTIST: Graeme Mitchell and His Band
    CD: In Full Swing
    LABEL/CAT NR: CDGAR001

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